Origin of chandelier
Examples from the Web for chandelier
And good luck getting the song (and music video) to “Chandelier” out of your head.The 10 Best Albums of 2014: Taylor Swift, Sia, Run the Jewels, and More|Marlow Stern|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Taut red fabric on the ceiling above the chandelier gives the room a cool, circus-tent vibe.Exploring the Darker Side of James Joyce’s Trieste|Jeff Campagna|January 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Chandelier, swimming pool, patient EKG, Abracadabra, you are free.
It was all done in a second; the chandelier fell, the cage opened, and the lioness sprang out.Peter Simple|Frederick Marryat
Morgan staggered, slipped down to the floor, a bullet crashing through the chandelier as he fell.Wyoming, a Story of the Outdoor West|William MacLeod Raine
The rope was on the chandelier, and he had a pile of bricks to stand on.Tripping with the Tucker Twins|Nell Speed
When night came on, Mujahid thought he would put a light in the chandelier, by way of turning it to some use.The Thousand and One Days|Julia Pardoe
Beneath the chandelier is spread the immense oval slab of the table.Edmond Dants|Edmund Flagg
British Dictionary definitions for chandelier
Word Origin for chandelier
Word Origin and History for chandelier
late 14c., chaundeler "candlestick, chandelier," from Old French chandelier (n.1), 12c., earlier chandelabre "candlestick, candelabrum" (10c.), from Latin candelabrum, from candela "candle" (see candle). Re-spelled mid-18c. in French fashion; during 17c. the French spelling referred to a military device.